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Motor Learning [ARTICLE]

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Motor learning is a field of sports science that investigates the processes and factors involved in learning skills. In this section we will investigate motor...... Continue

NCAA Eligibility Center [ARTICLE]

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When the goal is college athletics, the secret to success for many student-athletes often comes down to a simple premise: Knowing what...... Continue

Biomechanical Observations in Hammer Throwing - Distinguishing the Static and the Dynamic [ARTICLE]

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The complex special structure of the hammer throw, and the relatively long time that is used to obtain the final speed of the hammer, make it possible...... Continue

Creating Confidence - The Four Sources of Self-Efficacy [ARTICLE]

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The purpose of this article is to provide coaches with a way to coach mental readiness and show why it can be just as crucial as physical readiness.... Continue

2018 USATF Indoor Championship Series Broadcast Schedule Announced [ARTICLE]

by USA Track & Field on

Indianapolis -- Continuing its landmark deal with NBC Sports Group, USA Track & Field released the 2018 USATF Indoor Championship Series...... Continue

Motivating the Track Athlete: Walking the Line Between Optimism and Realism [ARTICLE]

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Track has always been a very cut and dry sport. The fastest times win and advance. That has been an advantage track coaches enjoy over team...... Continue

How Teams Fail - Is Your Program Headed Towards Destruction? [ARTICLE]

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No one likes to be on a losing team. Yet, many programs struggle to overcome continual defeat. Those stuck in dysfunctional and deflated...... Continue

Skill Acquisition - Evidence-Based Practices for Detecting and Correcting Errors [ARTICLE]

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Feedback is one of the most important factors in skill acquisition and one of the most difficult for coaches to master. Feedback is information about performance...... Continue

Watching for and Avoiding Burnout [ARTICLE]

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Coaches sometimes joke that there are only two times when they feel stressed-day and night. Although that story represents the extreme case, certainly...... Continue

Breaking the Mold - That Happiness or Success is Only Achieved on... [ARTICLE]

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This article will look at breaking the mold of happiness or success being on the other side of achievement. If the coach creates an intentionally...... Continue

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